Archive | March 31, 2021

Blog post : hospitals

So I’ve learned a bunch of stuff about hospitals in my time in…. now three of them, three departments of one.

This is going to be a lighter touch on some things.

* you can really tell how understaffed a department is even before you get to the call button answer time.

* losing your call button when you can’t stand up is terrifying

* brushing your teeth becomes an act of personal autonomy and suddenly very very important

* washing hair? Amazing.  But the ‘dry shampoo- caps that really do almost nothing still feel awesome.  And your standards go from ‘I need my personalized shampoo’ to ‘just pour some water on me please. ‘

*doctors have no sense of urgency

The one below cut is more heavy

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